The language academy Alpha Aktiv, Heidelberg, Germany


Since our foundation in 2003, we have helped people from all over the world reach their aims in language studies. Our students value the familiar atmosphere of our courses, as well as our commitment to helping their daily lives. We know from experience how hard learning a new language can be. This helps us to provide our students with ideal support through every aspect of their foreign language learning process.

With our help in accommodation, health insurance and visa application, together with our student advisory services, you can achieve what is really important: learning languages in the beautiful city of Heidelberg.

The language academy Alpha Aktiv is situated in a very modern building in the center of Heidelberg. The classrooms are spacious and equipped with modern furnishings, which helps to create a pleasant, friendly and delightful learning atmosphere. Students may avail of classroom facilities when they are not in use, for their homework or to listen to Learning-CDs. Appropriate media is available at the school, free-of-charge. WiFi is available throughout the school. There is a computer room with internet connection and a DVD-Player for student use. 

The classrooms of the language academy Alpha Aktiv are air-conditioned to help guarantee a pleasant learning environment. This is important at all times of the year, especially during the hot summer months. The academy also provides a student room for music and another for reading which can be used during student free time. All our facilities are open Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00.

Accommodation in Heidelberg
The language academy Alpha Aktiv provides several student residences in Heidelberg. There are two buildings in the city center and another in the idyllic area Ziegelhausen. All these academy owned buildings have both single and double rooms. In a student residence, a student has the choice of living alone or sharing a room with another student. In these residences, students share the kitchen and the bathroom with other flat-mates.

It is well known that students quickly make contact with other international students in these residences and that they can benefit from this through practicing what they have already learned in class on a daily basis.

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The language academy Alpha Aktiv specializes in German courses and it has much expertise in the field of intensive courses. We offer German courses at all levels of the Common European Framework (CEF),from beginners level A1 to the almost fluent level C2. We also offer preparation courses for the most important German tests: DSH, Test-DaF, certificate C1 and C2 of the Goethe-Institute, telc etc.

Our intensive courses of 20 class hours per week are most popular. During these courses, class materials are intensely analysed, discussed and learned. Students improve their abilities in the four main areas: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and also in Grammar.

The language school Alpha Aktiv Heidelberg offers a comprehensive range of courses for learning German as a foreign language.

Our German programme includes:

German Intensive courses and German Super-Intensive Courses
German Intensive Course +5 class hours / +10 class hours
German Evening courses
German Individual lessons

€ 125 / wk for 20 hours Intensive German course
€ 170 / wk for 30 hours Intensive German course including
conversation Course or Specialist language course, e.g., for Law, Economics, Workplace, or Creative Writing

German Summer courses for Teenagers

From June to September we offer our regular Intensive Courses as Summer Youth Courses, concentrating on cultural and regional matters. The course time in the morning is complemented by Free Time Activities on three afternoons per week. This is the ideal course for teenagers and young adults who want to use their summer vacation to improve their language skills.

Course time: 26 June to 1 September, 20 lessons per week + Free Time Activities 3 times per week, Accommodation in Host Family:  € 1.015 total price for 2 weeks

Other Foreign Languages

In addition to German and English, our language programme includes courses in French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian as well as many other languages. These courses are available on demand.

€   280 / wk for 20 hours Intensive Spanish course
€   280 / wk for 20 hours Intensive French course

Our English language programme
In the field of Industry and Research, it is very common to meet international business partners and be confronted with very specific vocabulary. Our Technical English course prepares you for dealing with specific language fields. All our English courses are organized in different levels and are offered in group courses, individual lessons and intensive courses.

Economic English
Business English
Technical English

The registration fee for all courses is € 25.